|Highlights of Poetry. Index of poetry. How to Write Poetry. Books read.|
How to write specific forms:
Haibun. Haiku. Hay(na)ku. Rengay. Tanka.
Concrete. Ghazal. Lai. Pantoum. Prose poem. Rondeau. Rubáiyát.
Sestina. Skaldic verse. Sonnet. Terza rima. Triolet. Tritina. Villanelle.
Billy Collins exercise.
Snorri's Edda. Carl Dennis. Charles Atkinson. Chase Twichell. Corey Marks.
Franz Wright. Galway Kinnell. Gary Young. The Gawain Poet.
J. D. McClatchy. J. Zimmerman. J. Zimmerman (haiku). J. Zimmerman (tanka).
Jack Gilbert. Jane Hirshfield. Jean Vengua. Jorie Graham. Karen Braucher. Kay Ryan.
Laureate Poets: Britain; USA.
Les Murray. Louise Glück. Len Anderson. Li-Young Lee. Linda Pastan. Nordic Skalds. Pulitzer Poetry Prize (U.S.A).
Richard Hugo. Robert Bly. Sara Teasdale. Snorri's Edda. Stephen Dunn. Ted Kooser. W.S. Merwin.
The Practice of Poetry.
Poetry. Editing. Time line. Links and Books.
|I would choose poetry because it's my responsibility.|
|I feel responsible for telling things in the particular way I tell them.|
|I'll close with three poems that are part of a series sprinkled throughout the book that explores the possibility of how the poet (like Keats, Whitman) can be intimate with the reader.|
Twichell reading from The Snow Watcher:
|Buy The Practice of Poetry, Edited by Robin Behen and Chase Twichell.|
Publisher Copper Canyon Press.
Books of Poetry Form. Alphabetic list of poetry forms and related topics. How to Write Poetry.
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